1 Lap = +/– 10 miles
825 feet of vertical elevation gain
Cat 3 – 1 Lap
Cat 2 -2 Laps
Cat 1 – 3 Laps
Single Speed 3 Laps
Teens Race: 1 Lap
50+ 2 Laps
Race begins at 9:00 am
Course is roughly 65% singletrack, 35% dirt roads
Course will be marked day of race. It may be marked sooner, but check with Absolute Bikes and purchase a good map (we recommend the Flagstaff Trails Map by Emmitt Barks Cartography).
THE RACE HAS
A 300 RIDER CAP: STRICTLY FIRST PAID FIRST ENTERED.
RACERS: ANYONE PARTICIPATING IN THE RACE MUST CHECK IN AT THE RACE START/FINISH ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 20th BETWEEN 7:30 AM AND 8:30 AM TO PICK UP RACE PACKET WHICH WILL INCLUDE NUMBER PLATE AND START TIME SCHEDULE. REGISTRATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AT THIS TIME IF THE RACE HAS NOT ALREADY FILLED!
All water bottles and t-shirts will be dispensed along with a schedule of
ALL events upon check-in. Raffle tickets will be available
throughout the event. Please allow extra time to check-in before rides.
Race Rules, Information and Start Times
All Men’s Cat 1 and Singlespeed 3 Laps 9:05 am
All Women’s Cat 1 and Singlespeed 3 Laps 9:10am
All Men’s Cat 2 & Men 50+ (2 laps) 9:15am 2 Laps
All Women’s Cat 2 & Women 50+ (2 laps) 9:20am 2 Laps
All Men’s Cat 3 9:25am 1 Lap
All Women’s Cat 3 Lap 9:30am 1 Lap
All Teen’s 9:30am 1 Lap
CUTOFF TIME IS 1:00 PM!!! ALL TIMING AND RACING CEASES
AS OF THIS TIME!!! IF YOU HAVE NOT COMPLETED THE COURSE, YOU WIL BE ON
YOUR OWN AND NO LONGER BE RACING AS OF 1:00 PM!!!
Kid’s race will start shortly after cutoff time.
Please ride courteously, safely and with regard to others at all time.
You will be disqualified if you have a bad attitude that adversely affects others.
Please abide by the IMBA trail rules at all times.
Both the road and trail sections of this course are open. Please stay to the right and yield to motor vehicles on the road. The trail sections are open to hikers, equestrians and motorcycles, so please be courteous to them as well.
ATTENTION! Your timing chip is affixed to your number plate. Attach your number plate to your handlebar so it hangs down or the timing equipment will not register your time.
Awards ceremony and Raffle giveaways at
City Hall west parking lot 211 W. Aspen ave
Starting At 3:00 pm.
FREE Sodas and Pizza from Fratelli’s For Racers
Trophies 3 deep in each age group/category.
Gift Certificates awarded for overall category results:
Cat 1 men’s and women’s: Gift Certificates good at
Absolute Bikes $50/$30/$15
Singlespeeed men’s and women’s: Gift Certificates good
at Absolute Bikes $50/$30/$15
Cat 2 men’s and women’s (NOT 50+ Category, but over 50 can enter 40+): Gift Certificates good at
Absolute Bikes $30/$20/$10
Local Trail AssociationFlagstaff Biking Organization (flagstaffbiking.org)
Trails in Route
Difficulty ratingBlack Diamond
Bike typeDH, AM, XC
More Stats for Absolute Old Fashion mountain bike route
Altitude min7,204 ft
Altitude start7,236 ft
Altitude end7,236 ft
Distance climb5 miles
Distance down5 miles
Distance flat4,079 ft
- Snow Packed
- Snow Covered
- Freeze/thaw Cycle
- Prevalent Mud
- Very Dry